"This work ... at first issued in numbers, quarterly (July 1860-Aug. 1863) ... was called the Vermont quarterly gazetteer" (Caption title: Vermont historical magazine)
Vols. 5-6 were nearly completed at the time of the death of Miss Hemenway, and v.5 was published by her sister, Mrs. Carrie E.H. Page. The ms. of v.6 (Windsor county) came into the possession of William P. Baxter of Chicago, who collected a great amount of additional material. After his death all this was burned in the destruction of the home of his niece, Miss Janette Baxter, of Jackson Springs, North Carolina. cf. Bulletin of Vermont library commission, v.7, no. 4, and leaflet of the New England historic genealogical society, pasted in v.5 of Vermont historical gazetteer
v.1. Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden and Essex counties.--v.2. Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille and Orange counties. Including also the natural history of Chittenden county and index to volume 1.--v.3. Orleans and Rutland counties. Index to volumes 2-3.--v.4. Washington county, with histories of Swanton in Franklin county, Groton, in Caledonia county and Hubbardton in Rutland county.--v.5. Windham county, with histories of Sutton in Caledonia county, and Bennington in Bennington county
Title varies: v. 1-3, Vermont historical gazetteer : a magazine, embracing a history of each town ... v. 4-5, Vermont historical gazetteer : a local history of all the towns in the state ..
Accompanied by: Index to the contents of the Vermont historical gazetteer compiled, edited and published by Abbie M. Hemenway. Prepared under the direction of George W. Wing, state librarian ... Rutland, Vt. : The Tuttle Co., 1923. (2 p.l., [vii]-xii p., 1 l., 1,1118 p. ; 25 cm.) Indexing under the charge of Herbert W. Denlo. "No two copies of the gazetteer have been found ... with the same number of illustrations, nor are they bound in alike. This index includes all the portraits and plates mentioned in the lists of illustrations scattered through the gazetteer and places them where it seems probable they were originally inserted by the printer"--Introd. statement